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Shell-Mex & British Petroleum Limited Tank Wagon, rectangular in shape with a 10-12T capacity. No 3171, built in 1901, for carrying oil. Registered with Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, no. 12739 and claimed from Falmouth Docks.